Cy Frank, MD, FRCPC
University of Calgary
Dr. Cy Frank is currently a Professor in the Division of Orthopaedics/Department of Surgery, University of Calgary/Calgary Health Region; an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Scientist; the McCaig Professor of Joint Injury and Arthritis Research; and Executive Director of the provincial Alberta Bone & Joint Health Institute.
Dr. Frank led one of the most extensive health services delivery evaluations ever undertaken in North America, the pilot compared the effectiveness of a new evidence-based care path with conventional practice in Alberta. The comparison was based on patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness.
He practices knee surgery and enjoys research and teaching at the U of C. Recent honors include being chosen as alumnus of the year at the U of C in 2002, International Bone and Joint Decade “Builder” in 2005, top 40 alumni at U of C in 2006, and being awarded a University Research Professorship in 2007.
Commentaries by Dr. Cy Frank:
Baby boomers looking to right public health care, not drain it
It’s time to view public health care as an economic asset
Junk food doesn’t just go onto your hips — it gets into your hips // La malbouffe ne fait pas qu’arrondir vos hanches, elle les gruge
Are Canada’s Premier’s serious about innovation in public health care? // Les premiers ministres provinciaux oseront-ils innover en matière de santé?
Curing lengthy wait times in the public health system
How can we save our health care system without going broke?